Review #151 [Blog Tour] // The Mad Wolf’s Daughter – Diane Magras

During the night, Drest’s family is attacked. Told to hide by her father, Drest is left all alone after the battle. With the help of an injured knight, Drest must find her way back to her family, and rescue them before they’re executed.

Why this book?: I was told it was similar to one of my favorite childhood books, Ranger’s Apprentice! Plus it just sounded amazing.

I would like to thank the people at Penguin Young Readers for sending me an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

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Review #146 // Curved Horizon (Camillia Clock Cycle #2) – Taylor Brooke

Curved Horizon (The Camellia Clock Cycle, #2)

A few weeks after Fortitude Smashed ends, Daisy and Chelsea’s clocks are ticking closer and closer to timing out, only a few days apart. While the girls parse through their conflicting feelings, Aiden and Shannon continue to struggle with exploring their relationship.

Why this book?: I adored Fortitude Smashed.

I would like to thank the people at Interlude Press for allowing me to receive an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

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Review #145 // Forestspirit, Forestspirit – Bogi Takács

Clarkesworld Magazine, Issue 105 (Clarkesworld Magazine, #105)

Forestspirit has protected their forest for as long as they can remember. When it is threatened, Forestspirit teams up with a young kid to stop the destruction.

Why this book?: Bogi Takács is an amazing writer, and I love reading their writing whenever I’m feeling down. I jumped onto Bogi’s fiction page, and chose from there!

Note: Forestspirit, Forestspirit is a story within Clarkesworld Magazine Issue #105. This review is only for Takács’s story only!

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Review #139 // Reign of the Fallen (Reign of the Fallen #1) – Sarah Glenn Marsh

Reign of the Fallen

Odessa, also known as Sparrow, is a necromancer. Her ability to traverse the Deadlands earned her the title, making her the King’s prized necromancer. When some of the Dead go missing, and monstrous Shades are becoming more common, Odessa and her friends must look into who or what could be causing this.

Why this book?: Queer necromancers. Fight me.

I would like to thank Brittany @ Brittany Book Rambles for sending me an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

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Review #136 // Long Way Down – Jason Reynolds

Long Way Down

Will’s brother was shot, and now he must follow The Rules. The Rules mean that he can’t cry. And he must get revenge. Will takes his brother’s gun, gets in the elevator, and goes down. But the elevator stops, and someone gets on.

Why this book?: I saw the author in a talk, and knew that this book was something. After letting the talk sink in, I picked it up, and prepared myself to be wowed.


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Review #133 // Timekeeper (Timekeeper #1) – Tara Sim

Timekeeper (Timekeeper, #1)

Danny was in an accident. But he’s okay. It’s over. Danny’s father is trapped in a Stopped town, a town where time stopped because the clock tower stopped ticking. When more towers are bombed, in the same fashion as Danny’s accident, it becomes obvious that someone is trying to something more than Stop time.

Why this book?: I’ve heard amazing things, plus it sounds amazing. Steampunk, M/M romance, and time-magic stuff? Sounds right up my alley.

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Review #126 // Caroline’s Heart – Austin Chant

Caroline's Heart

Cecily’s soulmate died, and her family only left her with an old, clockwork heart. Cecily tries her hardest to restore her soulmate, but struggles to bring her back. When a cowboy named Roy puts his life on the line for her, she risks never seeing her soulmate again for the chance of saving him.

Why this book?: I loved Austin Chant’s Peter Darling, and jumped on the chance to review his next work.

I would like to thank the author Austin Chant for providing a free ARC in exchange for an honest review.

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